The Athenaeum Local History Department announces a series of Genealogy classes scheduled for October. Basic Hands-on Genealogy with professional genealogist Alan Doyle Horbal will be offered on Tuesday, October 4, 11, 18, & 25, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.
Topics covered will include:
- Outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census.
- Discovering how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using the http://stevemorse.org website and the http://www.ellisisland.org website, along with several other databases.
- Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using http://familysearch.org.
- We will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries.
All students must have an E Mail account and be computer literate. Limited space. We ask that you attend all four classes. You may bring your own laptop or use a library one.
This course is free and is sponsored by The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Berkshire Family History Association. Register at http://tinyurl.com/jbx6kjw or call Local History and Genealogy Department at 499-9480 x6.